Poverty reduction

26.10.2016

Despite progress, extreme poverty remains unacceptably high, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa, notes World Bank report.more

Rural women

19.10.2016

The studies report on an interconnected mix of legal, religious, educational, economic, social and political reasons for discriminatory inheritance practices.more

Coastal protection

12.10.2016

This report considers the economic costs of climate adaptation, and proposes adaptation strategies for areas including infrastructure and buildings, coastal protection, water resources, flooding and agriculture, with special...more

Land

05.10.2016

Millions of hectares of land have been acquired by investors to meet rising demand for food and biofuels, or for speculation at the expense of those who need the land most and are best placed to protect it says Oxfam report. more

Biodiversity

28.09.2016

This report perceives that seed diversity is being eroded and community based seed systems are under threat. more

Rural development

21.09.2016

States must invest in rural people, technology, infrastructure, social protection and - especially - strong institutions, says IFAD report.more

Biodiversity

14.09.2016

The report urges all stakeholders to do more to effectively protect the world’s most biologically diverse spaces.more

Africa

07.09.2016

The African Development Report 2015 highlights the intermediating role of various forms of inequality that limit the transformation of Africa’s growth into prosperity for all.more

SDGs

25.08.2016

Issues addressed in the 2016 “Spotlight on Sustainable Development” report include an assessment of the transformation of agricultural and food systems in order to achieve SDG 2.more

SDGs

17.08.2016

With the involvement of diverse stakeholders, the face of development has changed. This report notes that there is an urgent need to mobilise unprecedented resources to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).more

Forestry

10.08.2016

Agriculture remains the most significant driver of global deforestation, and there is an urgent need to promote more positive interactions between agriculture and forestry, notes SOFO report.more

Food security

03.08.2016

How can the notion of food sovereignty be reconciled with the need to generate foreign exchange? What is the role of government policy in food sovereignty? Does the need to feed the population restrict ecological and...more

Bioenergy

27.07.2016

Energy and food security can be simultaneously improved through well-designed biofuel and bioenergy development programmes, says a report released by a team of experts from ten institutions. The report also seeks to debunk some...more

Fisheries

15.07.2016

Despite notable progress in some areas, the state of the world's marine resources has not improved over the last decade. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s new State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report highlights the...more

Food security

08.07.2016

This 2016-2025 Outlook report perceives that significant production growth is needed to meet the expanding demand for food, feed and raw products for industrial uses, and all of these have to be done in a sustainable way.more

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